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Massive fire engulfs slum in Delhi's Tughlakabad, 1,500 shanties destroyed

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A massive fire broke out in the slums of South-East Delhi's Tughlakabad area on Monday night. The fire spread in 2 acres and fire department in the slum took out all the occupants in time, most people were sleeping due to late night. 28 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was controlled at around 3:40 am, but around 1500 slums were burnt. Hundreds of people have now become homeless and government is assessing the loss.